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Job Details

Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanic

Employer

Geotech Drilling Services Ltd.

Date Posted

May 10, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Airdrie, AB
  • Earnings $35.00 to $48.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 to 50 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jun 09, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Geotech Drilling Services Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

  • Other trades certificate or diploma
  • or equivalent experience

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

4th Period Apprentice

Diesel Engine Repair Specialization

  • Major internal engine repairs or overhaul
  • Fuel injection system
  • Lubrication system
  • Cooling system

Experience

5 years or more

Additional Skills

  • Keep maintenance reports and documentation
  • Order parts and maintain inventory
  • Perform repair work on heavy trucks

Weight Handling

Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Specific Skills

  • Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts
  • Clean, lubricate and perform other maintenance work
  • Service attachments and working tools
  • Troubleshoot and inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance and to ensure that work meets manufacturers' specifications

Powered Equipment Repair Specialization

  • Industrial lift trucks and fork-lifts
  • Hydraulic-operated working attachments
  • Compressors

Security and Safety

Driving record check (abstract)

Own Tools/Equipment

Steel-toed safety boots

Work Site Environment

Noisy

Transportation/Travel Information

Own transportation

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Mechanical Maintenance and Repair Specialization

  • Off-road vehicle tires and wheels
  • Mechanical transmissions
  • Hydraulic transmissions
  • Highway vehicle tires and wheels
  • Drive trains and final drives
  • Differentials
  • Brake system

Personal Suitability

  • Team player
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Reliability

Health benefits

  • Health care plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Dental plan
  • Vision care benefits
  • Paramedical services coverage

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Registered retirement savings plan (RRSP)

Other benefits

Free parking available

Screening questions

  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes & Abilities
The Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanic is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanics
OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working with hand and power tools to adjust equipment and repair and replace defective parts, components and systems

METHODICAL

Interest in cleaning, lubricating and performing other routine maintenance work, and in servicing attachments and working tools such as harvesting and tillage equipment, blades, ploughs, winches and side booms

INNOVATIVE

Interest in analyzing to diagnose faults and malfunctions, using computerized and other testing equipment, to determine extent of repair required

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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